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Performance Analysis of Amplify-and-Forward Relaying in Cooperative Networks with Partial Relay Selection
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Performance Analysis of Amplify-and-Forward Relaying in Cooperative Networks with Partial Relay Selection
Hwang, Ho-seon; Ahn, Kyung-seung;
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 Abstract
In this paper, we analyze the performance of dual-hop amplify-and-forward (AF) relaying in cooperative networks with partial relay selection. An AF relay gain considered in this paper includes channel-noise-assisted relay gain. Leveraging a received signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) model, we derive exact closed-form expressions for the probability density function (pdf) and cumulative distribution function (cdf) of the end-to-end SNR. Moreover, an exact closed-form expression of the ergodic capacity for dual-hop AF relaying with channel-noise-assisted relay gain and partial relay selection is investigated. The analytical results shown in this paper are confirmed by Monte-Carlo simulations.
 Keywords
Amplify-and-forward (AF) relaying;cooperative networks;ergodic capacity;relay selection;
 Language
English
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